Handwritten digit recognition through inferring graph grammars. A first appproach

  • Damián López
  • José M. Sempere
Poster Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1451)


Graph grammars have been widely used in areas such as program semantics, concurrence and parallelism, or graphic generation. This work is concerned with pattern recognition tasks and how to use a class of graph grammars (web grammars) to modelize the objects in both the learning and recognition phases. First, we give some definitions and basic notation referring to web grammars. We then propose an adaptation of a previous method for learning web grammars and we report some preliminary results on a handwritten digit recognition task together with future work to be carried out.


Pattern Recognition Graph Grammars Grammatical Inference 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damián López
    • 1
  • José M. Sempere
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y ComputaciónUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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